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Moranbah Forecast

Today 37°C
Tonight 22°C
sunny

Now

35.9°C falling
Updated at 16:10 EST

Central Highlands for Friday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about the Carnarvon Ranges during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast during this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

Currently at Moranbah Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 35.9°C falling
Dew Point 10.2°C falling
Feels Like 34.2°C
Relative Humidity 21%
Wind icon
E 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1005.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 32.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:41 EST
Sunset sunset
18:57 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 30.6°C
Mackay 30.6°C

Next 12 hours in Moranbah

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
35°C

9pm

Clear
28°C

12am

Clear
25°C

3am

Clear
23°C

Central Highlands Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Moranbah 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26

Sunny

Sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 37°C 39°C 35°C 31°C 34°C 35°C 33°C
Minimum 21°C 22°C 24°C 23°C 21°C 21°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 5% 70% 80% 20% 5% 10% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 12
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction N 12km/h
N
E 14km/h
E
NNW 14km/h
NNW
E 8km/h
E
NE 10km/h
NE
E 18km/h
E
ESE 18km/h
ESE
E 23km/h
E
ESE 21km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 55% 25% 54% 27% 61% 42% 80% 58% 66% 41% 63% 36% 69% 40%
Dew Point 18°C 14°C 19°C 17°C 21°C 21°C 23°C 22°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 18°C 21°C 18°C

Moranbah Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:17 EST
sunrise
05:41 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:21 EST
moon
rise
Sat 00:21 EST
set
Sat 13:17 EST
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Moranbah Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jan 20
18.8°C 36°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 19
22.1°C 37.3°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 18
19.5°C 35.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
22.4°C 34.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
23.0°C 35.5°C 0.0mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
314.8mm
16.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
457.0mm
15 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
201.0mm
9 Day(s)
Wettest Day
233.2mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
21.8°C
Jan 20
Highest Temperature
33.9°C
Jan 19

Mackay Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.8°C
20th
Lowest On Record
16.5°C
2nd 2005
Average This Month
24.1°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
23.0°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.9°C
19th
Highest On Record
36.9°C
28th 2013
Average This Month
30.7°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
30.2°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
233.2mm
4th
Total This Month
457.0mm
15 Day(s)
Long-term Average
314.8mm
16.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1193.9mm
1951
Driest On Record
56.4mm
2003
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